CONTINGENCY MANAGEMENT

CONTINGENCY MANAGEMENT

Contingency management is a form of behavioral therapy that focuses on incentivizing and rewarding positive behaviors like refraining from substance use. Some contingency management programs also use disciplinary measures to discourage negative behaviors. Contingency...
COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY

COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY

Cognitive behavioral therapy is a form of behavioral therapy that emphasizes the interplay between thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. Founded in the 1960s by Dr. Aaron T. Beck, cognitive behavioral therapy has been shown to be effective in treating a number of...
BEHAVIORAL THERAPY

BEHAVIORAL THERAPY

There is broad agreement in the addiction treatment community that behavioral therapy is a critical component of any successful substance addiction treatment. Behavioral therapy refers to a patient-centered, engaging approach to treatment that is focused on helping...
THE ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS 12 STEP PROGRAM

THE ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS 12 STEP PROGRAM

Boasting over two million members across the globe, Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), is one of the largest and most well-known sobriety organizations in the world. Alcoholics Anonymous was founded in 1935 by recovering alcoholics Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith and brands...